MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Jan. 13, 1947

MANNERS & MORALS

Notes on U.S. habits, customs, manners & morals, as reported in the U.S. press last week:

¶ In Louisville, a reformed gambler announced the organization of "Gamblers Anonymous," patterned on "Alcoholics Anonymous." He asked that his name be withheld.

¶ In New York, an official of a waiters' union complained that tips had shrunk sharply since OPA ended. Said he: "The customers are taking out their resentment against the higher price of food on the employes."

¶ The National Safety Council reported that the 1946 traffic toll would be about 34,000 killed—5,000 more than the year before but still less than...

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